Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 966 1005 935
Rank change year-on-year +39 -70 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 218 252 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 201 238 338
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £60,000 £45,875 £54,625
90th Percentile £110,000 £106,250 £99,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,750 - £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169446 191120 209618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136792 160701 172474
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 218 £85,000 +13.33% 5
London +11 216 £87,500 +16.67% 5
UK excluding London +42 2 £29,750 -
South East - 1 £27,500 -
East of England - 1 £32,000 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 218 (100.00%) Front Office
2 132 (60.55%) Java
3 125 (57.34%) Finance
4 102 (46.79%) Banking
5 98 (44.95%) C#
6 73 (33.49%) C++
7 67 (30.73%) Investment Banking
8 62 (28.44%) SQL
9 61 (27.98%) SQL Server
9 61 (27.98%) Python
10 59 (27.06%) Derivative
11 55 (25.23%) Multithreading
12 51 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (21.56%) Fixed Income
14 45 (20.64%) Linux
15 40 (18.35%) Analytics
16 39 (17.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 37 (16.97%) .NET
18 35 (16.06%) VBA
18 35 (16.06%) Low Latency
19 33 (15.14%) Electronic Trading
20 32 (14.68%) Mathematics
21 31 (14.22%) Equities
22 29 (13.30%) Unix
23 28 (12.84%) Spring
23 28 (12.84%) Degree
24 25 (11.47%) Risk Analytics
24 25 (11.47%) JavaScript
25 24 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
26 23 (10.55%) Risk Management

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.42%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.67%) Apache
3 6 (2.75%) GemFire
3 6 (2.75%) IIS
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.59%) Hadoop
2 10 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.13%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.67%) Big Data
4 8 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.21%) KDB
5 7 (3.21%) Power BI
5 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.29%) QlikView
8 4 (1.83%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.92%) HBase
9 2 (0.92%) MySQL
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (9.63%) JUnit
2 14 (6.42%) Maven
3 7 (3.21%) Gradle
4 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.83%) webpack
5 3 (1.38%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.38%) NUnit
6 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.92%) Grunt
6 2 (0.92%) Liquibase
6 2 (0.92%) Protractor
6 2 (0.92%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.46%) Moq
General
1 218 (100.00%) Front Office
2 125 (57.34%) Finance
3 102 (46.79%) Banking
4 67 (30.73%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.13%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.97%) .NET
2 28 (12.84%) Spring
3 22 (10.09%) AngularJS
4 18 (8.26%) WPF
5 17 (7.80%) J2SE
5 17 (7.80%) XML
6 16 (7.34%) HTML
7 14 (6.42%) Hibernate
8 13 (5.96%) XSLT
9 12 (5.50%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.50%) HTML5
10 9 (4.13%) LINQ
10 9 (4.13%) REST
11 8 (3.67%) Entity Framework
11 8 (3.67%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (3.67%) WCF
11 8 (3.67%) XSD
12 6 (2.75%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.75%) JMS
13 5 (2.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.06%) Derivative
2 47 (21.56%) Fixed Income
3 39 (17.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (14.22%) Equities
5 23 (10.55%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (10.09%) Computer Science
7 16 (7.34%) Credit Risk
8 14 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (4.13%) Exotic Derivative
9 9 (4.13%) Hedge funds
10 7 (3.21%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.75%) Market Risk
12 5 (2.29%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
14 3 (1.38%) User Experience
14 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.92%) Fintech
15 2 (0.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 2 (0.92%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.64%) Linux
2 29 (13.30%) Unix
3 12 (5.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.23%) Multithreading
2 51 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.35%) Analytics
4 35 (16.06%) Low Latency
5 33 (15.14%) Electronic Trading
6 32 (14.68%) Mathematics
7 25 (11.47%) Risk Analytics
8 23 (10.55%) Risk Management
9 21 (9.63%) OO
10 18 (8.26%) RAD
11 17 (7.80%) OOD
12 14 (6.42%) Algorithmic Trading
13 13 (5.96%) Code Optimisation
13 13 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.50%) Asset Management
15 11 (5.05%) Wealth Management
15 11 (5.05%) Web Development
16 10 (4.59%) System Testing
17 9 (4.13%) Migration
17 9 (4.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (60.55%) Java
2 98 (44.95%) C#
3 73 (33.49%) C++
4 62 (28.44%) SQL
5 61 (27.98%) Python
6 35 (16.06%) VBA
7 25 (11.47%) JavaScript
8 18 (8.26%) Scala
9 15 (6.88%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.83%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.38%) VB
11 3 (1.38%) VB6
11 3 (1.38%) XAML
12 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.92%) C
12 2 (0.92%) ES6
13 1 (0.46%) Go
13 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) Degree
2 10 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.92%) PhD
4 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Graphite
2 2 (0.92%) Ansible
2 2 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (9.17%) Oracle
2 13 (5.96%) StreamBase
3 11 (5.05%) Sybase
4 7 (3.21%) Tableau
5 5 (2.29%) Redback
6 4 (1.83%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.83%) Google
6 4 (1.83%) ION Trading
6 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.83%) Reuters
7 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.92%) Murex
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) Typemock